actress died in an apparent suicide: Daphne Dorman Wiki, Age, Bio, Death, Family, More Facts You Need To Know

actress died in an apparent suicide: Daphne Dorman Wiki, Age, Bio, Death, Family, More Facts You Need To Know

Daphne Dorman Wiki

She was born on April 30, 1975. Daphne Dorman, a transgender comedienne, activist, and actress who inspired countless people with her strength, has died by suicide.

On her Facebook page, Dorman posted her final post in an apparent suicide note saying goodbye to loved ones.

She began her statement saying: ‘I’m sorry.’

‘I’ve thought about this a lot before this morning. How do you say ‘goodbye’ and ‘I’m sorry’ and ‘I love you’ to all the beautiful souls you know? For the last time.’

‘There’s no good way. That’s what I got out of all that thought.’

‘To those of you who are mad at me: please forgive me. To those of you who wonder if you failed me: you didn’t. To those of you feel like I failed you: I did and I’m sorry and I hope you’ll remember me in better times and better light.’

‘I love you all. I’m sorry. Please help my daughter, Naia, understand that none of this is her fault. Please remind her that I loved her with every fiber of my being.’

Daphne Dorman Career

Software engineer

Dorman, who created her own web development agency, has a strong background in technology and was Senior Software Engineer for Vineti, LLC until August of this year.


She began her acting career in her hometown of Philadelphia where she spent 12 years as a TV and stage actress.

She was also Director of Operations, taught improvisation and stage combat classes at The Actors Center of Philadelphia.

Daphne Dorman Sister Becky Kugler

Becky Kugler, Dorman’s sister, said: ‘Sweet, sweet Daphne. I so wish we could all have helped you through your darkness. We’ll always love you, fly high sweet angel.’

Daphne Dorman Family & Friend

One user said: ‘I am so deeply saddened by this news. Daphne was a gem and a brilliant gift to this world. I will not entertain any of the nonsense regarding her personal life. I pray she is finally left to Rest In Peace.’

Another said: ‘What I will remember most about you, Daphne, is your silliness. we laughed so much on the two shoots we were on together and I miss you.’

On Twitter, a friend of Daphne called her a ‘great talent and a great person.’

‘I met [Daphne Dorman] on the set of [Dear Abigail]. She was fun to be around. I’m having a hard time wrapping my mind around her passing. She was a great talent and a great person. Such a huge loss. For everyone,’ one person wrote.

Grammy-nominated Art Director Mathieu Bitton, who was present for the ‘Sticks and Stone’s photoshoot, expressed his condolences.

‘It was a very sad day. Rest In Peace, power, and Glory [Daphne Dorman]. I’ll never forget our hilarious photoshoot for the Chappelle Sticks & Stones Epilogue.’

Daphne Dorman Daughter

Dorman had a daughter, Naia.

Daphne Dorman Death

Dorman lived in San Francisco before she died.

Daphne’s sister, Becky Kugler confirmed her sibling had died, releasing a tribute online.

She said: ‘Sweet, sweet Daphne. I so wish we could all have helped you through your darkness. ‘We’ll always love you, fly high sweet angel.’

The Office of Transgender Initiatives in San Francisco, California, confirmed the news on their Twitter account.

Death Investigation

Following the news, the Office of Transgender Initiatives in San Francisco also confirmed Dorman’s death on its Twitter account and offered to counsel for anyone seeking help.

Daphne Dorman Tributes

Friends and family are mourning her tragic death.

“I’m heartbroken,” one person wrote. “Daphne was the most beautiful soul and heart and talent and kindness and generosity and beauty in the world. Sending you and all of Daphne’s family and everyone who loved Daphne, so much love right now.”

Another person said: “I’m sorry you hurt yourself and felt that you had to go through this alone. We met in a photo session of body positivity and while struggling to be well exposing my half-naked body, you gave me words of encouragement and told me it was beautiful inside and out.

“Then you made me laugh and told me to own my beauty. I feel like that is the kind of impact you made on others as well. I was just boasting about how I knew someone opening for Dave Chapelle and tried to get tickets!”


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